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ASH Daily news for 11 May 2016

HEADLINES Hartlepool: Health chief welcomes hard-hitting new rules on tobacco London: Teenager’s journey on campaign against smoking USA: If one in ten smokers quits, $63 billion could be saved USA: Human Rights Watch draws attention to children working on US tobacco farms Parliamentary Questions Hartlepool: Health chief welcomes hard-hitting new rules on tobacco Hartlepool Council’s […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 May 2016

HEADLINES North Somerset: Costs of smoking revealed Scotland: Vaping now allowed on the grounds of Vale of Leven Hospital USA: Keep electronic cigarettes out of reach of children: Surge in poisonings after swallowing liquid nicotine prompts safety calls France: Tobacco Company to appeal standardised packaging law China: Cigarette sales fall after rise in tobacco tax […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 May 2016

HEADLINES Warrington: Council backs end of Wolves’ Truvape deal as stadium e-cigarette ban comes into force France: Pregnant women could be paid €300 to stop smoking Argentina: 75% increase in tax on tobacco companies India: Largest cigarette maker to print larger warnings on packs after SC ruling Korea: JTI to stop making cigarettes US: Young […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 May 2016

HEADLINES EU’s highest court upholds tougher cigarette packet rules Scotland: NHS Lanarkshire will not be allowing e-cigarettes on hospital grounds Bournemouth: Illicit cigarette caused fire death Northern Ireland: Butt pouches for smokers from JTI US: FDA to put e-cigarette industry under federal oversight for the first time India: ITC shuts factories to comply with court […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 May 2016

HEADLINES Electronic cigarette vending machine to be installed at mental health unit PHE: More than 120,000 people hospitalised with smoking-related diseases in England USA: California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 Switzerland: School offers staff who don’t smoke extra holiday for being good role models Ethiopia: Public smoking ban in capital […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 May 2016

HEADLINES EU’s highest court upholds new law on cigarettes and electronic cigarettes North East: Quit 16 campaign highlights the dangers of smoking Cheshire: Playgrounds go smokefree to save children Coventry: Smokers face £400 fine for dropping cigarette ends India: Supreme Court rules tobacco industry should implement stringent packaging warning Citizens’ Petition on tobacco levy Parliamentary […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 May 2016

HEADLINES Medical professionals call for a smoke-free approach to arts sponsorship Lifespan gap ‘widening between rich and poor’ BAT acquires Ten Motives electronic cigarette frim USA: New anti-smoking campaign targets LGBTI youth Australia: Cigarette prices to rise after tobacco tax hike in Federal Budget 2016 USA: Massachusetts Senate passes tobacco bill Argentina: Tax on tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 April 2016

HEADLINES Analysis: Nicotine without smoke—putting electronic cigarettes in context EU: Commission under fire for lack of transparency in tobacco lobby meetings EU: Tobacco industry calls for transparency US: Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales India: Tobacco majors win interim relief over pack warnings Malaysia: No proof excise duty hike caused increase in illicit […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 April 2016

HEADLINES Electronic cigarettes ‘much less harmful than smoking and should be encouraged’ major report concludes Government pauses implementation of anti-lobbying clause Tobacco lobbyists demand say in EU debate on … tobacco lobbying Leicestershire: GP backs quit campaign USA: Smoking banned from San Fran parks for animal health Electronic cigarettes ‘much less harmful than smoking and […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 April 2016

ASH Daily news for 26 April 2016 HEADLINES ONS study finds maternal socioeconomic status can significantly influence infant mortality rates London: Southwark council encourages no smoking in children’s playgrounds USA: Study finds association between electronic cigarette ads and teen use in the last 30 days Thailand: Tobacco giant Philip Morris denies tax evasion charge in […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 April 2016

HEADLINES Trial supports safety and efficacy of varenicline for those with or without a psychiatric disorder Wales: Smoking to be banned at Caswell Bay as part of new trial Scotland: Aberdeenshire Council approves new smoking policy Hampshire: Council gives out more than 6,400 fines for dropping cigarette ends Durham: Judge orders fraudster to quit smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 April 2016

HEADLINES Smokers and obese people ‘soft targets’ for NHS savings, say surgeons Wales: Pro-vaping Assembly candidates raise £4,000 for campaign but don’t want to get elected Scotland: NHS Fife says e-cigarette ban in hospital grounds will remain Northern Ireland: Some mental health units to allow smoking while review is undertaken France: Court bans smoking area […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 April 2016

HEADLINES New research: Fall in dementia suggests disease can be prevented South Tyneside: Newsagent fined for selling cigarettes to children Scotland: Electronic cigarettes allowed on NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde sites US: FDA launches new campaign against chewing tobacco US: Committee votes to smooth e-cigarette regulatory path India: Delhi bans chewable tobacco in bid to […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 April 2016

HEADLINES Shoppers in the dark over tobacco laws Wales: Conservative manifesto announced Derbyshire: Chesterfield Royal Hospital to become completely smokefree Brazil: First regional tobacco industry observatory launched USA: Knowledge and beliefs about electronic cigarettes among quitline cessation staff Parliamentary Questions Shoppers in the dark over tobacco laws Consumer awareness of the new European Tobacco Products […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 April 2016

HEADLINES Wales: Smoking policy blamed for Swansea Prison rooftop protest Scotland: NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Fresh Air-shire service celebrates 10 years of helping smokers quit Scotland: Aberdeenshire Council could introduce new smokefree policy Scotland: Trawler fire in the Moray Firth caused by discarded cigarette India: ITC to resume cigarette production amid health warning row Opinion: […]

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